Kimleigh Smith Founder and CEO
Kimleigh Smith is an Actress, Best-selling Author, Internationally-Acclaimed Multi-award-winning Solo Performer, Sex Positive,
Sexual Assault Awareness Advocate, Speaker, Founder of the “Embrace Your Cape!” philosophy, Singer, Dancer, Creator, Director, Producer, Superhero, Queen, Life Transformer, Life Coach & Lifelong Cheerleader.
A graduate Emporia State University, she received a BS in Psychology.
Kimleigh is a member of SAG-AFTRA & AEA. Her first movie was Garry Marshall’s The Princess Diaries. Some of her television credits include: Shameless, 9-1-1, Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, Criminal Minds, Scandal, Castle, Grace and Frankie, The Mindy Project, Bones, The Mentalist, Parenthood, Key and Peele, Law and Order: LA, and Heroes. As an actress, Kimleigh continues to flourish in Theatre, Commercials, Voiceover, Television & Film.
Kimleigh has proudly written and continues to perform her solo show, TOTALLY!, receiving rave reviews and awards worldwide.
She is honored and beyond thrilled to grow her mission in the founding of Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, LLC.
David Scott Craze Chief Creative Officer
As a Detroit native with a background in the military, automotive consulting and comedy, David Scott Craze found himself writing and performing at The Second City and the all-black cast and crew of Switchplay TV.
David then honed his skills as a creator, writer, director, and producer. With years in front of the camera, from SyFy to NBC, David turned his eye to behind the scenes. Taking on camera operation and photography as he was inspired to know all aspects of the entertainment industry.
David is a highly skilled visionary who is proud to be working with the mega talented Kimleigh Smith as her Chief Creative Officer at Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, LLC.
Excited to be a member of the team, David says: “There ain’t no stopping us now!”
Colleen Ladrick COO and Talent Manager
Colleen is beyond excited to be joining the Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, LLC team in laying the building blocks of a phenomenal foundation.
She brings her passion, heart, and wit to everything she does. After completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dramatic Performance at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music.
She came to Los Angeles and built her career from the ground up, working in a variety of positions in the entertainment industry: assisting celebrity talent, producing, national tour management, VIP experiences, among others. Colleen believes the entertainment industry is an incredible vehicle for human connection, experience and growth.
Colleen brings her hustle, humanity, and unique blend of leadership skills to her job as COO & Talent Manager.
Becky Birdsong Chief Development Officer
As Chief Development Officer, Becky oversees all investment and development operations and administration for Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, LLC.
She brings several years of fundraising with an emphasis in the arts and entertainment, as well as experience with project management to the company.
Becky is thrilled to be working with the CEO and COO, as she is responsible for developing the company’s vision, goals and growth strategies.
Scot Zeller Staff Writer and Producer
As a writer, Scot co-created the pilot, There’s Something About Marriage with Dottie Dartland Zicklin (Dharma and Greg) and Virginia Hamilton for ABC Touchstone, in addition to being a top ten finalist in the One-in-Ten Screenplay Competition for his screenplay Bunceton.
Presently, Scott co-wrote and co-created a ½ Hour Sitcom pilot, Dirty O, with Kimleigh Smith.
As an actor, Scot has built an impressive list of credits in both Television & Film and has appeared in over 80 commercials.
Scot’s love for storytelling brought he and Kimleigh together at Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, LLC, where he couldn't be happier.
Aaron Saldana Technical Producer
Aaron Saldaña has been involved with developing and managing theatrical productions for over ten years and as a technical member of Theatre of NOTE since 2011. Previously, he served on the Board of Directors for four years and as the Venue Manager and Technical Director for the Hollywood Fringe Festival at Theatre of NOTE for over five years.
He is also the Technical Director at Stella Adler Academy of Acting, managing the maintenance and education surrounding the technical aspects of the academy’s performance spaces.
With nearly one hundred theatrical credits to his name and a foray into film and virtual reality, Aaron has worked as a director, a producer, a designer, and, most prominently, a production stage manager.
In addition to TOTALLY!, production credits include Dianna Wyenn’s Blood/Sugar (Stage Manager), Andrew Osborne’s SPECIAL: A 40th Anniversary Salute to the Star Wars Holiday Special (Stage Manager, Video Designer), and Theatre of NOTE’s annual Young Writers Project (Director, Audio Designer, Lighting Designer, Video Designer, Stage Manager).
Aaron is proud to be working with Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, LLC as their technical director.
Bru Muller, Aina Dumlao, and Corey Cooper Production Team
Bru Muller, Aina Dumlao & Corey Cooper are the creative energy behind Undercurrent.
They are producing partners who also collaborate as writers, directors, editors & cinematographer.
Undercurrent produced the award-winning short film, Diwa, as well as commercials for Nestlé, Bayer, Head & Shoulders, Western Union, Window Nation, among others. Currently, they are developing a single-camera comedy for a streaming platform and a feature film.
Corey shoots worldwide - Down to Earth with Zac Efron (Netflix), The Masked Singer (FOX), Life Below Zero (NatGeo), as well as shows for Amazon Prime, HBO Max, NBC, CBS, ABC & MTV.
They are thrilled to be collaborating with Embrace Your Cape Enterprises, LLC.